The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Brighton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.57% 1.08% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 15.38% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.44 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +8.06%
Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.79% 6.99% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Average daily rate £250 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £248 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £405 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.44 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Software Packaging
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) MCP
8 3 (21.43%) MCSA
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) EMC
9 2 (14.29%) Citrix
10 1 (7.14%) Release Management
10 1 (7.14%) MCITP
10 1 (7.14%) Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (7.14%) Firewall
10 1 (7.14%) Finance

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
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